From the Utah Jazz to the UTA, Utah kicks off Pride Month
SALT LAKE CITY — June 1 marked the beginning of Pride Month and Utah officials and organizations took to social media to recognize the month.
Gov. Spencer Cox declared June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month, saying ” In Utah, we strive to sustain a culture of hope, love, understanding, and respect by celebrating our common humanity.”
In Utah, we strive to sustain a culture of hope, love, understanding, and respect by celebrating our common humanity.
— Utah Gov. Spencer J. Cox (@GovCox) June 1, 2022
Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall raised a Pride flag at the Salt Lake City & County Building Wednesday.
It’s an honor to begin #PrideMonth by raising a Pride flag at the City & County Building this morning. Salt Lake City strives to be a community where diversity, equity and inclusion is part of every decision we make. pic.twitter.com/iO20DH3TrP
— Mayor Erin Mendenhall (@slcmayor) June 1, 2022
Salt Lake City is set to host the Utah Pride Festival from June 4 to June 5. The Utah Pride Center will also host events through June 5 for Pride Week.
Organizations recognizing Pride Month in Utah
The Utah Transit Authority said it would accept tickets to the Utah Pride Festival as UTA fares.
Good advice, @slcmoves!
In fact, if you have a ticket to @utahpridefest that’s your UTA fare.
— Utah Transit Authority – UTA (@RideUTA) June 2, 2022
Park City Transit placed Pride-themed graphics on its trolleys. The city will also have Pride-themed graphics in city facilities during June.
The transit team worked with members of Park City’s LGBTQ+ task force to install Pride-themed graphics on the Trolley this morning. These graphics, as well as posters at City facilities, will be proudly displayed throughout June in support of Park City’s Pride Month Resolution! pic.twitter.com/loNiAqUEot
— Park City Transit (@ParkCityTransit) June 1, 2022
The Utah Jazz also posted in honor of Pride Month.
May we continue the fight for love, equality and freedom for all 🏳️🌈 pic.twitter.com/x2cvtaDzsd
— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) June 1, 2022
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